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mistreat
American English: /mɪsˈtrit/
British English: /mɪsˈtriːt/

Translation of mistreat in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • maltratar
    tratar mal
    Example sentences
    • We cannot hunt, abuse and mistreat people in a quest for justice.
    • Perpetrators can be parents who abuse and mistreat their children at home before they come to camp.
    • A report published today by the pressure group Animal Aid claims that York livestock market mistreats its cattle.

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